A fun (if not terribly meaningful) detail:
Barack Obama received a $1,000 contribution from a Louise Grunwald, who lives at 720 Park Avenue. As far as I can tell, that’s the name of the stepmother of one of Hillary Clinton’s chief media consultants, Mandy Grunwald. Read More
Was it Hillary Clinton, as it’s been widely suggested, who finally pressured Eliot Spitzer into abandoning his controversial proposal to give driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants?
After the debate, I got a chance to ask Mandy Grunwald, Hillary’s chief media consultant, if this was the case.
“I think we all know that Governor Spitzer does Read More
In sharp contrast to the Clinton campaign, which is showering Wolf Blitzer with praise this morning for his performance moderating last night’s debate, David Axelrod, Barack Obama’s senior advisor, thinks he failed to ask the hard questions.
“I thought it was odd that the moderator didn’t follow up,” Axelrod said.
Referring to Blitzer’s decision Read More
Hillary Clinton needs no introduction.
That much should be apparent from her ads, some of which don’t even bother to utter her name.
The ad “Ready for Change,” which is currently airing Iowa and New Hampshire, starts with the roll of a marching drum surrounded by a whirl of muted trumpets. A Read More
A few days ago, The Politicker referred to Ellis Verdi, Freddy’s new adman, as having had an “abortive cameo” in Hillary Clinton’s 2000 race, which isn’t quite right, and which is a reminder about not being glib about stuff one doesn’t know that much about.
Verdi, who now seems to be one of Read More
“No voters ever talk to me about soft money,” said Hillary Rodham Clinton on the sodden afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 23, in the auditorium of the Bank Street College of Education, near Columbia University. Reporters, in contrast, were talking to the First Lady about soft money for the fourth day in a row-or rather, closely Read More